Doug Sharp named President and CEO of Sartomer
He began his career as an R&D engineer with Rohm and Haas in 1982. He worked for the company in the United Kingdom and later became the plant manager for the company’s manufacturing facility in Bristol (Pennsylvania). He joined Elf Atochem in 1998 when the company bought out its joint venture with Rohm and Haas, assuming the role of Manufacturing Director for additives. He was promoted to Regional Group President with Altuglas International in 2003 and has held this post until his appointment today.
Doug Sharp holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and a business management diploma from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently sits on the board of Drexel’s College of Engineering Advisory Council.
Sartomer is part of Arkema. Sartomer is the premier global supplier of specialty chemicals for ultraviolet and electron beam (UV/EB), peroxide, and two-part epoxy/amine systems. For more than 50 years, Sartomer has pioneered the development of these advanced technologies, introducing hundreds of products that enhance performance in coatings, inks, adhesives, composites, rubber and other demanding applications.
A global chemical company and France’s leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in more than 40 countries, 15,700 employees and 9 research centers, Arkema generates annual revenue of around €5.9 billion and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands. The world is our inspiration.